Linda Persson is a Swedish artist living and working between Sweden and the United Kingdom.
She first studied Sculpture at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London followed by a MFA in Sound and Sculpture at Southampton University, Winchester School of Art. Between 2011-12 Linda was awarded a funded research year at the Royal Institute of Arts (Kungliga Konsthögskolan), Mejan Residents in Stockholm, Sweden.
Her work often focuses on questions of that which is historically repressed, about to disappear, or maybe already extinct, such as certain languages or technologies.
Linda has exhibited and performed work in Luzern Kunstmuseum, Switzerland with Laure Prouvost, Momentum Biennial, Alienation, Edition 9/ Norway, Venice Biennial at Imago Mundi group show, Italy, Canopé Canopy, New Zeeland, Drawing Room, Dilston Grove, SPACE London, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Haninge Konsthall, Sweden, Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš / Samisk senter for samtidskunst, Velferden Sokndal, Norway, Kunsthall44 Denmark. Her films have been screened in film festivals; Lumen Evolution Festival, LIMBO, Frieze Arts Fair, United Kingdom, Festival International de Vidéo Danse du Breuil, Burgundy, France, White Nights Auckland, New Zealand.
Linda is a multiple residency awardee with organistations and galleries across the globe e.g. IMA gallery, Brisbane, International Art Space, Perth, Sunsiz Media, NSW, Australia, Skaftfell Visual Arts, Seydisfjördur, Iceland, Ricklundgården, Royal Institute of Arts, Sweden, Treignac Projet, France.
Her work is in several private collections, Ricklundgården museum, Stockholm Läns Landsting